Andrea Szabo is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Houston specializing in industrial organization and economic development. Her research has provided insights into the efficient operation of public utilities and the pricing of residential water in South Africa, the optimal allocation of production inputs and the financing of small firms in Ghana, voting in India, and internet regulation and natural conservation in the US. Andrea’s work often combines different types of data, ranging from large administrative datasets and supermarket scanner data, to survey data and randomized experiments. Much of her research applies structural methods from industrial organization, in particular demand estimation, to developing country settings. Andrea has published her research in journals such as Econometrica, Journal of the European Economic Association, and Journal of Development Economics. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2010.
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Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Houston